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Warlock - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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89
very good

1,415 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,415
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 61
Gots: 251 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins Warlock is brewed to enchant your palate on its own and also to counterpoint our Imperial Ale, Pumking. Make your own black magic by carefully pouring this Imperial Stout into a goblet.

Dark and mysterious, the Blackwater Series is serious about high gravity. Reanimate your senses with Warlock’s huge roasted malt character, moderate carbonation and spicy pumpkin pie aroma.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-19-2013)
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Ratings: 1,415 | Reviews: 201 | Display Reviews Only:
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misternebbie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-27-2014 21:41:35 | More by misternebbie
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Albertno5


3.44/5  rDev -13.6%

08-27-2014 14:40:38 | More by Albertno5
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depotmashman

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-27-2014 14:10:21 | More by depotmashman
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MellyVe


4.7/5  rDev +18.1%

08-27-2014 05:46:57 | More by MellyVe
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TeamMathis

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: Black. Mocha head. No lace left.
Smell: Cinnamon, malt, and pumpkin.
Taste: Cinnamon, pepper, malt, and maybe pumpkin.

Honestly, I'm having trouble differentiating this from Pumpking (maybe it has been a while). It's great, no doubt. It has the spices that are just right for Fall. Stout or Ale, this is certainly worth trying. The Pumpking is significantly cheaper, so I'll probably defer to that for this flavor and experience.

08-27-2014 04:53:27 | More by TeamMathis
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rew3


4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

08-27-2014 04:21:04 | More by rew3
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

08-27-2014 04:19:41 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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Fabiand

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-27-2014 02:22:33 | More by Fabiand
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The22Lou

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-27-2014 02:03:57 | More by The22Lou
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PinkyNJ


3.52/5  rDev -11.6%

08-26-2014 23:24:47 | More by PinkyNJ
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TylerWoods14


5/5  rDev +25.6%

08-26-2014 23:11:39 | More by TylerWoods14
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MenardMa

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-26-2014 18:19:34 | More by MenardMa
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romulus523

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Perfect balance with the imperial stout and the pumpkin spice. This is a beer for enjoying on a nice fall day.

08-26-2014 16:26:03 | More by romulus523
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Dogleg

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

08-26-2014 15:17:55 | More by Dogleg
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-26-2014 05:14:38 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +10.6%

Served on tap into a tulip glass.

A- Poured black with a small soapy mocha colored head that left no lace.

S- Big cardamom, cinnamon, rich vanilla bean, and cocoa notes.

T- Lots of cardamom, cinnamon sugar, rich vanilla bean, some roasted malt, and light cocoa notes.

M- Prickly carbonation, dry, medium to full bodied, and pretty big alcohol warming.

O- Just like Pumking blended with a stout. The pumpkin spices come through a lot stronger than the stout characteristics, but it tastes really good.

08-26-2014 00:23:17 | More by Hoptometrist
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-25-2014 22:19:58 | More by thedifferencemaker
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EvoRich

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +11.8%

Look: Poured into a snifter, the head was about half a finger and faded to nearly nothing in short time. Not very dark for a stout. A very dark, deep brown color, in which light shines through around the edges with a reddish tinge.

Smell: Right away puts me in mind of Pumking. Very sweet, sugary pumpkin spices.

Taste: Again, puts me in mind of Pumking, but the very bold flavor of Pumking dialed back lightly. I'd have to drink them back to back to be sure. As far as this beer in it's self, the pumpkin flavor is very prominent. Yet it has the dark, roasted flavor of a stout. Excellent, if I don't say so myself.

Feel: Medium-full bodied. Smooth carbonation, with a touch of the spice from the pumpkin flavors.

Overall: I think it's excellent. We're all used to Pumpkin ale's, but a Pumpkin stout is new, at least to me. A lot of the same flavors you get with a good pumpkin ale, but it has the dark roasted feeling you get with most stouts.

08-25-2014 22:15:45 | More by EvoRich
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dmorley21

Michigan

5/5  rDev +25.6%

08-25-2014 21:06:19 | More by dmorley21
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Mark5152


4.4/5  rDev +10.6%

08-25-2014 20:09:07 | More by Mark5152
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OliOxenFree

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-25-2014 16:21:42 | More by OliOxenFree
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Pinkocd


4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

08-25-2014 16:01:31 | More by Pinkocd
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.1/5  rDev +3%

Served in a snifter.

Appearance: Thin dark black color with a thin tan head with light suds to the surfacerising at best to a quarter of an inch. Looks like a medium bodied carbonation and maybe the weakest property of the beer but after sip prepare yourself.

Smell: Heavy nutmeg and pumpkin, but light as far as potency.

Taste: Wow, like dessert in a glass. Pumpkin, creamy, light molasses which create a distinct brown sugar sweetness.

Mouth: Sticky, but thin in body and medium at best in carbonation.

Overall: A very good brew, definitely one of those seasonals that you will look forward to every winter, it's a cross between Pumking and a porter. Pumpkin pie with a pinch of milk chocolate. I will definitely recommend if you see it and why not, grab two glasses and split it with a friend. Salud!

08-25-2014 05:16:35 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Hearneator

Delaware

4.08/5  rDev +2.5%

08-25-2014 00:13:32 | More by Hearneator
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JDoogle

Rhode Island

3.3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-24-2014 22:55:18 | More by JDoogle
Warlock from Southern Tier Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,415 ratings.